PR No.174 Ambassador Of Germany Calls On Minister For Water And Power Islamabad

Ms. Ina Lepal, Ambassador of the Republic of Germany called on Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Federal Minister for Water and Power, here in his office.

Areas of mutual interest and cooperation in the field of energy and defense came under discussion.

Both the side agreed that Pakistan and Germany enjoys close and cordial relations, and have mutual consensus on regional and international issues.

In the meeting the scheduled visit of Dr. Ursula von der leyen, Defence Minister of Germany to Pakistan also came under discussion.

The Minister said that he would warmly welcome his German counterpart and hoped that the visit would further strengthened bilateral relations .

Regarding the cooperation in energy sector, it was apprised that Germany has state of the art technology in renewable energies particularly in solar and wind energies. the Minister said that to harness the energy crisis , Pakistan would get benefits from the experiences of Germany.